Learning About Evaluation

Printer Friendly Version
Grade Level
Middle School
Subject
Reading & Writing
Length of Time
Homework and Class Assignment.
Description

Students will have a non-fiction assignment for homework. They will write two papers on two different topics and hand them in the next class period. Their names should be on their papers. The teacher will pass out the papers to other students and have the students evaluate the work of the two papers.

Goals

To learn about evaluation
To evaluate two manuscripts

Materials Needed

Two manuscripts to evaluate
Red pen

Procedure

Before the students start evaluating their papers, you need to explain how to evaluate.

Students will need to look for the following items: Content, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, paragraph structure, and which paper they believed was written the best.

You will have students write two non-fiction papers on different topics of their choice. Then, they will write their papers at home and submit them to you the next day. Their papers need to have their names on them. After that, you will hand out the papers, but you need to give them to different students so they can evaluate the two papers of the same student. Finally, the students will pass the papers back to you for grading.

Grading

You can grade the students on their evaluation and on the papers they wrote.

Navigation
Sponsored Links
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Subjects
Similar Lesson Plans
  • Understanding Types of Writing
    In this lesson, students will learn about the following types of writing: narrative, expository, technical, persuasive, or descriptive writing. After they have learned the different types of...
  • Literary Analysis of the Minister's Black Veil
    In this lesson, the students will write a literary analysis of the short story, The Minister's Black Veil by Nathaniel Hawthorne You will need to explain to the students about writing a literary...
  • Learning About Editing
    Students will write a short story in any genre for their homework assignment. After that, they will bring their stories to class the next day. They will exchange their stories and learn about...
  • Avoiding Run-Ons
    This worksheet will help students avoid run on sentences. The directions are to look at the run on sentence, and on the lines under it, write how the sentence should...
  • How to Write a Summary of a Book
    Students will read a book and learn how to write a summary of a fiction book. This lesson will take about an hour to discuss what to do and to choose a book. Then, students can read their book...